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Sunday, June 13, 2021

The Lady Leopards had their first summer basketball outing at Broken Bow June 3. De Queen played Eagletown and Hugo in very informal games. DHS had more athleticism than Eagletown, but was well matched with Hugo.

De Queen Rotary Club held their annual baseball cookout on May 21. Most years, Rotary sponsors baseball teams in all age brackets of the Pee Wee league. This year's team consisted of 9 and 10 years old players. Head coach is Cathy Day. Approximately 50 people attended the cookout including p…

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

The Horatio junior trap team finished 13th of 103 teams at the South Region Junior Division competition at Jacksonville and qualified for the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program State Championship.

DHS 2021 All- American Cheerleaders — Front row (left to right): Ale Rodriguez, Wendy Victoriano, Alle Williamson, Laura Figueroa. Back row: Kenlee Ward, Karlie Turner, Zoë Helms, Jaide Tatum, Alexa Monroy, Brittany Hernandez.

Friday, May 28, 2021

Luke Bright of Horatio signs a letter of intent to play basketball at UA- Cossatot. He is pictured with Colt coach Robert Byrd and parents Kevin and Pam Bright.

The Leopards did not get the one more win they wanted. In a clash of schools from diametrically opposite areas of the state, De Queen lost to Valley View in the finals of the AAAA state soccer tournament. Few would deny the best two teams in the classification reached the final.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

HARRISON — The Lady Leopards came up a game short of the state tournament finals. In the worst draw of the conference, they lost 3-2 at Harrison to Harrison.

HARRISON — The De Queen boys reached the finals of the class AAAA soccer tournament with another close win over upstart Nashville in the May 5 semi-finals. The Leopards got past the Scrappers 2-1 in the fourth De Queen – Nashville meeting of the season.

CARLISLE —The Horatio softball team was knocked out of the state class AA tournament by power hitting Tuckerman. Two pitchers combined for a no-hitter as THS won its 27th game of the season by 10-1.

CARLISLE — Horatio went out of the state AA baseball tournament with a second round loss to McCrory. The Jaguars broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 6-1 win.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

It was the lowest scoring game in a while, but it did not matter to the Leopards. The De Queen boys soccer team captured the conference soccer tournament title with a 1-0 over Robinson at Leopard Stadium May 9.

On Saturday, May 1, the Legacy Academy senior and junior high track teams traveled to Farmington to compete in the Heartland Conference Athletic Association Championship track meet. Eighteen teams from across Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas participated in this meet.  The weather was sunny wit…

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Sunday, May 02, 2021

NASHVILLE — This year’s Coca Cola Relays at Nashville will be long remembered by all in attendance. The meet, which drew the top teams in classes 3A through 6A, began with the temperature in the mid 70s. Before it was over, it was 34 degrees cooler with a formidable north wind. De Queen was …

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Sunday, April 18, 2021

The De Queen baseball team took the lead with three runs in the second inning and defeated visiting Centerpoint 6-2 in an April 7 game.

DIERKS — The Outlaws broke a 3-3 tie with four runs in the sixth inning to take a 7-3 win over Horatio in conference baseball April 9.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The Leopards’ Tuesday matches with Arkadelphia were played under unusual conditions. With the demolition of the home side seating well under way, De Queen officials struggled to get the stadium in shape to play.

Horatio’s Kaylee Watts pitches in the first inning of the Lady Lions’ clash with Murfreesboro. Watts gave up five hits and struck out nine batters in the 7-6 loss to MHS that went nine innings.

The major renovation now in progress at Leopard Stadium is only one reason De Queen football coach Brad Chesshir is feeling optimistic. Another reason is the Leopards’ report cards for the first half of the spring weight training program.